Dive sites & Snorkel

Divers and snorkels will experience vibrant coral reefs that have made Raja Ampat world famous. The reefs is one of the richest in corals and fish species. Some of the permanent residents in our house reefs are pipefish, frog fish, leaf fish, nudibranchs, turtles, reef sharks, and Wobbegong.

 

The popular dive sites are well within reach with boat. Some of the highlights;

Cape Kri 15 min Max Point 20 min Mioskon 25 min
Otdima reef 5 min Manta Sandy 15 min Saondarek 20 min
Jetty Yenbuba 10 min Chicken reef 15 min Sardine reef 25 min
Friween Wall 25 min Blue Magic 25 min

 

Due to the proximity around Beser Bay and Gam area, Daroyen has the advantages of reaching far hidden pristine dive sites where other dive boat avoid to explore due to high fuel costs. Some of the known dive sites offer great diving below. You may notice almost all places we mention sharks and turtle, that is because the area is sharky.

Dive site: Daroyen house reef
Current : medium – strong
Diver difficulty : beginner
Snorkel : Yes
Depth : 6 – 20
Visibility : 15 – 20 metre
Water temp : 28 – 30 C
Coral : soft and hard mix
Highlights : blue ring octopus, frog fish,walking shark, leaf fish, turtle, shark, nudibranch, etc.

Dive site: Sylvia’s Play (Kinfar reef)
Current : medium
Diver difficulty : beginner
Snorkel : Yes
Depth : 8 – 10 metre
Topography : coral garden
Visibility : 10 – 15 meter
Water temp : 28 – 30 C
Coral : soft
Highlights : red bobtail squid, nudibranch, pygmy seahorse, frog fish, shark, turtle, etc.

Dive site : Blue Lagoon
Current : mild
Diver difficulty : beginner
Snorkel : Yes
Depth : 6 – 12 metre
Visibility : 5 – 10 meter
Water temp : 28 – 30 C
Coral : soft and hard mix
Highlights : Nudibranch and shark breeding area.

Dive site : Irwor Kadoren (surfaced reef)
Current : normal
Diver difficulty : beginner
Snorkel : Yes
Depth : 5 – 15
Topography : wall
Visibility : 8 – 15 meter
Suhu air : 28 – 30 C
Coral : soft and hard mix
Highlights : octopus, cuttle fish, school of sweet lips, manta rays, bumphead parrot fish, ghost pipe fish, nudibranch, shark, turtle, etc.

Dive site: Irwor Asok (spoon reef)
Current : normal
Diver difficulty : advanced
Depth : 7 – 15 metre
Topography : coral garden
Visibility : 8 – 15 meter
Water temp : 28 – 30 C
Coral : soft and hard mix
Highlights : sweetlips, pygmy seahorse red, shark, turtle, etc.

Dive site: Gam Weii reef (Gam’s Gate)
Current : normal
Diver difficulty : beginner
Depth : 5 – 20
Topography : coral garden
Visibility : 6 – 10 meter
Water temp : 28 – 30 C
Coral : soft and hard mix
Highlights : barracuda, seahorse, fusiliers, wobbegong, parrotfish, bumphead fish, shark, turtle, etc.

There are more dive sites, too many to explore but we will keep searching more sites and rely on guests that have dive with us to share photos or videos to us and the world.

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